Welcome to Laboratorio Oaxaca

 Laboratorio Oaxaca invites artists, curators or writers of all nationalities to participate in our permanent call. As we are an individual residency program, all applications must be scheduled in accordance with availability.


Visual artists



The applicant must be at least 25 years old, be able to give evidence of a solid career trajectory, and demonstrate a minimun of 3 years experience in art production.

Residency programs:

Permanent call:​

Full payment by applicant or other institution*


*Laboratorio Oaxaca could help the selected applicant with confirmation or invitation letters from our program in order to apply to other institutions to obtain resources to support  your residency and production.


Residency program fees:

Laboratorio Oaxaca is a self-sustained, non-profit foundation in a developing country.

As is standar practice with most artist residencies around the world, our residents fund their own residencies.

You can request our residency program fees by e-mail:


4 weeks individual acommodation

private studio/workshop

weekly cleaning

weekly change of sheets and towels 

full services of electricity, gas, water, telephone and internet

Not included:

travel expenses 


local transportation

transport from/to airport

medical insurance

working material





residencies can last longer with previous agreement

​resident partner is allowed previous notification


we cannot provide accommodation to visitors, children or pets.


there are a several hotels within walking distance if you need lodging for guests.

Procedure to apply:

The aplications must be send by e-mail to:

Attached in one PDF the following documents

*Full name, age, gender

*Kind of residency (full payment or financial aid)

*Project overview, no more than 200 words and 5 pictures

*15 pictures of recent artwork or professional portafolio

*Profile picture and CV

*Brief biography

*Web site or links to references, press material, publicatios, videos.

*Intention letter

Cultural institutions, galeries and independent organizations who hold international residecies programs are welcome to apply in order to send an artist or curator fully sponsored by you to our residency in Oaxaca city. 


Residents are selected by our Curatorial Committee which consists of world known artist and cultural managers. 

The selected applicants are notified via e-mail.




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